Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still
by Leo Buscaglia

It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still
differentiate between a time for learning and a time
for play without seeing the vital connection between them.
- Leo Buscaglia

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow,
it only saps today of its joy.
- Leo Buscaglia

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch,
a smile, a kind word, a listening ear,
an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring,
all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
- Leo Buscaglia

A single rose can be my garden...
a single friend, my world.
- Leo Buscaglia

 

Your talent is God's gift to you.
- Leo Buscaglia

Love is life.
And if you miss love, you miss life.
- Leo Buscaglia

Love is always open arms.
If you close your arms about love you will find that
you are left holding only yourself.
- Leo Buscaglia

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things...
I play with leaves.
I skip down the street and run against the wind.
- Leo Buscaglia

Love always creates, it never destroys.
In this lie's man's only promise.
- Leo Buscaglia

Love is always bestowed as a gift - freely,
willingly and without expectation.
We don't love to be loved; we love to love.
- Leo Buscaglia

I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate -
it's apathy.
It's not giving a damn.
- Leo Buscaglia

Don't brood.
Get on with living and loving.
You don't have forever.
- Leo Buscaglia

The easiest thing to be in the world is you.
The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be.
Don't let them put you in that position.
- Leo Buscaglia

We all need each other.
- Leo Buscaglia

What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret
than our willingness to choose life.
- Leo Buscaglia

Change is the end result of all true learning.
- Leo Buscaglia

We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces:
we become the powerful force ourselves.
- Leo Buscaglia

Your talent is God's gift to you.
What you do with it is your gift back to God.
- Leo Buscaglia

If I don't have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.
- Leo Buscaglia

Never idealize others.
They will never live up to your expectations.
- Leo Buscaglia

I've always thought that people need to feel good about
themselves and I see my role as offering support to them,
to provide some light along the way.
- Leo Buscaglia

Don't smother each other.
No one can grow in the shade.
- Leo Buscaglia

Life lived for tomorrow will always be just a day away from being realized.
- Leo Buscaglia

Death is a challenge.
It tells us not to waste time...
It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.
- Leo Buscaglia

Only the weak are cruel.
Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.
- Leo Buscaglia

If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement,
we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails.
- Leo Buscaglia

The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower,
share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's,
smile at someone and receive a smile in return,
are to me continual spiritual exercises.
- Leo Buscaglia

What love we've given, we'll have forever.
What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
- Leo Buscaglia

I believe that you control your destiny,
that you can be what you want to be.
You can also stop and say, No, I won't do it,
I won't behave his way anymore.
I'm lonely and I need people around me,
maybe I have to change my methods of behaving and then you do it.
- Leo Buscaglia

The words of truth are always paradoxical.
- Lao Tzu

Power is paradoxical.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

Paradoxical as it may seem, to believe in youth is to look backward;
to look forward we must believe in age.
- Dorothy L. Sayers

The point of philosophy is to start with something
so simple as not to seem worth stating,
and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it.
- Bertrand Russell

As an actor, there's a bit of you that's decided you
want to be looked at and watched,
but there's a paradoxical bit that wants to run away.
- Ralph Fiennes

The mind begins to boggle at unnatural substances as
things paradoxical and incomprehensible.
- Robert South

We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education
has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
- Bertrand Russell

But human experience is usually paradoxical,
that means incongruous with the phrases of current
talk or even current philosophy.
- George Eliot

The Sophists' paradoxical talk pieces and their public
debates were entertainment in 5th century Greece.
And in that world, Socrates was an entertainer.
- David Antin

The new formula in physics describes humans as paradoxical
beings who have two complementary aspects:
They can show properties of Newtonian objects and also
infinite fields of consciousness.
- Stanislav Grof

Before I do a play I say that I hope it's going to
be for as short a time as possible but,
once you do it, it is a paradoxical pleasure.
One evening out of two there are five minutes of a
miracle and for those five minutes you want to do it again and again.
It's like a drug.
- Isabelle Huppert

The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and,
in a sense, tragic.
It requires the most intense love on the mother's side,
yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother,
and to become fully independent.
- Erich Fromm

It is great good health to believe, as the Hindus do,
that there are 33 million gods and goddesses in the world.
It is great good health to want to understand one's dreams.
It is great good health to desire the ambiguous and paradoxical.
- Clive Barker

It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important
principle of life that the most likely way to reach
a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but
at some more ambitious goal beyond it.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

CALM IN CHAOS
In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is defined more by its contrasts than its samenesses;
Life is defined more by its risks than the many securities.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
- William Shakespeare

Many hands make light work.
- Proverb

In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.
- E. F. Schumacher

Too many people overvalue what they are not,
and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

As many raindrops join to form a great river of water,
many souls join their highest intent to form
the river of evolved consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are as many pillows of illusion
as flakes in a snow-storm.
We wake from one dream into another dream.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man can fail many times,
but he isn't a failure until
he begins to blame somebody else.
- John Burroughs

Celebration has many different outfits
but she always wears the same beautiful dancing shoes.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The fox has many tricks.
The hedgehog has but one.
But that is the best of all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

As every divided kingdom falls,
so every mind divided between
many studies confounds and saps itself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
- Alfred Adler

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

Facts are many, but the truth is one.
- Rabindranath Tagore


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still by Leo Buscaglia.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.